Splash Screen question

Al Gordon runlevel7 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 14:36:49 UTC 2005

On 10/18/05, Tim Littlemore <tim at tjl2.com> wrote:
> Steve Zatz wrote:
> > I understand that Breezy is supposed to have a splash screen for those
> > who don't want to see the various  text messages during boot up.  I
> > upgraded from Hoary to Breezy but do not see a splash screen or how to
> > activate it.  This may be because I initially upgraded without the
> > ubuntu-desktop package being installed and subsequently installed it
> > and updated again.  Everything else seems to be working fine but am
> > interested in setting up the splash.
> You need to specify that you want to use the splash on your grub
> 'kernel' line, by adding 'splash' to that line in your
> /boot/grub/menu.lst file. Here's mine, for example:
> title           Ubuntu, kernel 2.6.12-9-386
> root            (hd0,0)
> kernel          /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.12-9-386 root=/dev/hda1 ro quiet splash
> initrd          /boot/initrd.img-2.6.12-9-386
> savedefault
> boot
> You'll probably find that you just don't have the splash keyword in your
> grub config.
> Tim

It may also be possible that you need to run: sudo dpkg-reconfigure
linux-image-`uname -r`


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